The title pretty much sums up this blog post! The feeling of growing dread when, having put your NaNoWriMo draft away for a few months, the time comes to bring it out again and actually read the words you wrote last November. The words you hope to make a book from. Will it be a crappy … Continue reading I finally read my NaNoWriMo draft and it isn’t terrible!
It's been ages since I did a Vennsday post, but I had a moment the other day and hey, why not share it. One of the pieces of advice which I've heard over and over again is that if you self-publish, pretty much all your sales will be ebooks. I took this on board and … Continue reading Vennsday: On book formats and buyers
Please forgive the radio silence on the blog for the last week and a half; it's been a bit busy! As of 30 June *wipes brow* the draft of #SecretSequel is finished! It turned out a little more serious than I intended, but I'm cautiously pleased with it. I took the risk of letting my … Continue reading Camp NaNoWriMo and everything else: a progress update
I had a lovely chat with Bobbi Lerman from Scribbler's Ink the other day, and the resulting interview is up on their blog! Read it here: http://scribblersink.com/new-blog/2016/6/3/the-secret-notebook-of-sherlock-holmes-an-interview-with-author-liz-hedgecock PS You are not allowed to use information about my rubbish superpower against me 😉
I had a lot of fun researching The Secret Notebook of Sherlock Holmes. Something I wanted to do as part of the book was provide links to a few of the sources I used, and information for anyone who might want to explore further. I present...*drumroll*...the Secret Notebook Pinterest board! It's hyperlinked at the back of the ebook, … Continue reading Introducing…the Secret Notebook Pinterest board!
So, it's the end of my first week as a NaNoWriMo-er. Rather than try to remember what happened every day, I've written a short entry at the end of each day. Ah, if only I'd planned my NaNoWriMo strategy as carefully! Day 1: I'm pretty sure that in my last post about NaNoWriMo I stated … Continue reading NaNoWriMo: week 1 update
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